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Watch Anthony Hamilton Sing a Soulful Rendition of the National Anthem

Watch Anthony Hamilton Sing a Soulful Rendition of the National Anthem

 

Anthony Hamilton almost makes you forget the National Anthem is the National Anthem.

Anthony Hamilton graced the court of the 2019 NBA All-Star Game to perform a smooth and stirring rendition of “The Star Spangled Banner” Sunday night (Feb. 18) at Charlotte, North Carolina’s Spectrum Center.

The singer and North Carolina native turned the National Anthem into a soulful ballad, singing to the backdrop of two acoustic guitars. Many compared his version to Marvin Gaye‘s famous 1983 All-Star Game rendition.

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Other performers of the night included Meek Mill, who ran through a medley of “Intro,” Going Bad” and “Dreams and Nightmares,” as well as J. Cole, who shouted out 21 Savage during his set.

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Watch the performance above and check out some Twitter reactions below.



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